EXPAL Technological Solutions, Weapons and Ammunition for Marine Security and Defence

Naval vessel

EXPAL develops, manufactures, integrates and maintains equipment and solutions for the defence and security industries, providing armed forces globally with solutions designed specifically to enhance their operational capabilities. EXPAL offers to its customers technological support to suit their individual mission requirements.

High-performance ammunition and explosives

EXPAL also supplies demilitaristion and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) services worldwide.

Defence and security technology for naval missions

Since 1918, when the first delivery to the Spanish Navy was made, EXPAL has been providing products to the naval forces of many different countries, as well as developing specific and appropriate solutions to the missions.

EXPAL provides:

  • Ammunition, explosives and pyrotechnic disposal and recovery services
  • Demolition stores for naval use
  • EOD services and soil remediation
  • EOD material
  • GAB underwater grenades
  • Insensitive munitions (IM) warheads fill
  • Light weapons ammunition
  • Medium caliber cannon ammunition
  • MILA underwater lamping mines
  • Mortar ammunition
  • Mortar systems
  • Naval ammunition
  • Propellants
  • Propelling charges
  • Pyrotechnics
  • SAZEC surface control systems
  • TECHFIRE information systems for fire support

Weapon and ammunitions technology to optimise operations

Technology is fundamental to EXPAL. Its future research and development programmes include:

  • Intelligent ammunitions development
  • Improving troops’ operative capacities
  • Development of non-lethal armaments
  • Increasing ammunition precision
  • Protecting military platforms and crew
  • Rocket engines for spatial applications
  • Providing rapid-deployment high-mobility weapons
  • Reducing ammunition vulnerability

The EXPAL R+D department continually seeks to improve on the performance of its existing product ranges, in addition to developing new solutions.

EXPAL works with its clients and other leading companies to successfully find innovative solutions for specific customer requirements.

Technology for sea defence and security

EXPAL puts into practice its corporate policies as a basis of its action to:

  • Ensure the highest security standards
  • Offer quality in all our services and products
  • Minimise the impact our activities have on the environment
  • Continue our innovate R+D activities

Make an enquiry

Press Release

MAXAM Appoints José Manuel Fernández Bosch as CEO of EXPAL Systems

MAXAM has announced the appointment of José Manuel Fernández Bosch as CEO of EXPAL Systems, the group's defence division.

White Papers

Ballistic Computers

Ballistic computers have been conceived in order to reduce the workload of military personnel involved in operations by automatically providing the required fire data, once the targets have been identified.

EXPAL Systems

Avda. del Partenón, 16

28042 Madrid


+34 91 722 01 00 +34 91 722 01 01 www.expalsystems.com

EXPAL Images

Products and Services


Related Projects

43.5m Inshore Patrol Vessels

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) of the Republic of Croatia is acquiring a series of five vessels from Brodosplit shipyard, in order to increase the maritime protection capabilities of the Croatian Navy and the Croatian Coast Guard.

11 June 2017

Hingol Class Maritime Patrol Vessels

Hingol-Class maritime patrol vessels (MPVs) are a class of four ships being built by a partnership between China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA).

12 February 2017

Umkhonto Surface-to-Air Missile

Umkhonto surface-to-air missiles (SAM) have been made operational by the navies of South Africa and Finland.

20 December 2016

Project 21980 Class Counter-Sabotage Boats

Designed by JSC Vympel Design Bureau, the Project 21980 class counter-sabotage vessels are intended for the protection of naval bases, ports and aquatic areas of the Russian Federation.

5 December 2016

SSBN Borei Class Nuclear-Powered Submarines

Borei Class is a Russian fourth-generation nuclear-powered missile submarine. It is intended to eventually replace the ageing Delta III and Typhoon Class submarines and become an important deterrent for the Russian Navy.

17 July 2016

P-8I Multimission Maritime Patrol Aircraft

P-8I is a long-range, multimission maritime patrol aircraft manufactured by Boeing, for the Indian Navy. It is a variant of the P-8A Poseidon operated by the US Navy. P-8I is intended to replace the ageing fleet of Tupolev Tu-142 aircraft that are in service with the Indian Navy.

14 July 2016

Gurza-M (Project 58155) Class Small Armoured Artillery Boats

A series of small armoured artillery boats of Gurza-M (Project 58155) class are under construction for the Ukrainian Navy.

21 April 2016

Press Release

23 June 2020

MAXAM has announced the appointment of José Manuel Fernández Bosch as CEO of EXPAL Systems, the group's defence division.

Read more
1 October 2019

Global defence and security company EXPAL Systems has presented the Deployable Area Control System (D-ACS) at DSEI 2019, the Defense and Security Exhibition that takes place in London from 10-13 September.

Read more
18 September 2019

EXPAL Systems has launched the Deployable Area Control System (D-ACS) at the Defense and Security Exhibition (DSEI) in London.

Read more
11 September 2019

EXPAL Systems has launched two new electronic devices E-COMPAX and M-COUNTER to enhance mortar systems’ operational capabilities at the defence and security exhibition DSEI.

Read more
12 June 2019

Navantia, EXPAL and Elbit Sytems have officially presented TIZONA, the 30mm unmanned turret for the Program “Combat Vehicle on Wheels” (VCR 8×8) of the Spanish Army, at FEINDEF, the International Defense Exhibition held in Madrid from the 29-31 May.

Read more
11 June 2019

EXPAL presents its latest technological developments in the field of naval proximity fuzes during the 62nd Annual Fuze Conference hosted by NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) in Buffalo (NY) this May. During the past 2 years, EXPAL has implemented this technology in over 10,000 proximity fuzes delivered to five different Navies.

Read more
16 May 2019

EXPAL USA reaches over 2,900 tons of demilitarised ammunitions since 2016 following the agreement signed with the US Army.

Read more
10 December 2018

EXPAL has celebrated the 25th Edition of the Santa Barbara Innovation Awards, an initiative organised by EXPAL parent company MAXAM to promote a culture of innovation at all levels within the organisation.

Read more
8 November 2018

EXPAL brings its integrated mortar system EIMOS, designed to increase accuracy, reliability and survivability of armed forces’ operations on the battlefield, to the SEAP region.

Read more
8 November 2018

EXPAL showcases its latest developments for air, land and sea armed forces at the Indo Defence exhibition 2018, taking place in Jakarta on November 7-10.

Read more
26 October 2018

EXPAL will present its latest innovative solutions to combat engineers at the Industry Day during EURETEX 2018, Eurocops' biannual exercises, taking place at the San Gregorio National Training Centre in Zaragoza, Spain.

Read more
4 October 2018

EXPAL USA will showcase its latest developments and technologies to support Armed Forces’ current and future requirements at the AUSA 2018 Annual Meeting and Exposition held in Washington between 8-10 October.

Read more
26 June 2018

EXPAL showcased its latest functions of the EIMOS system at its stand at the Eurosatory exhibition from 11-15 June.

Read more
19 June 2018

The Spanish Army and EXPAL Systems have confirmed the framework agreement for the supply of extended-range 155 mm artillery ammunition.

Read more
12 June 2018

EXPAL Systems will present its latest naval products and solutions at Eurosatory 2018 to respond to the current and future requirements of air, land and sea armed forces.

Read more
27 April 2018

Expal is attending the eighth International Nitrocellulose Symposium on 5-7 June, which is organised by MANUCO.

Read more
6 March 2018

The Future Indirect Fires Conference, which will focus on artillery, mortars and simulators, will take place in Bristol, UK, between 6-7 March.

Read more
25 October 2017

EXPAL attends the third C-IED Technology Workshop in Madrid, Spain, between 24-26 October.

Read more
10 October 2017

EXPAL exhibited its proposal in weapon systems, naval and army ammunition, technology systems and demilitarisation services in this international maritime exposition in Sydney between 3-5 October.

Read more
9 October 2017

EXPAL will demonstrate its capabilities and developments in demilitarisation services, demolition material and energetic products that manages in its state-of-the-art facilities located in Texas at this year's AUSA meeting and exposition.

Read more
12 September 2017

EXPAL will attend DSEI, which is being held between 12-15 September, to showcase its ammunition fire support operations solutions.

Read more
22 January 2017

IEDD and EOD solutions provider EXPAL Systems is a developer and manufacturer of products and services such as clearance of terrains and soil remediation works. EXPAL has been integrated within solutions for defence and security industries for the past 70 years.

Read more
4 January 2017
6 December 2016

The demonstration took place last Tuesday, 16 November, in the Spanish Army firing and training range 'Álvarez de Sotomayor', located in Almeria, Spain. During the different exercises performed on the field, EXPAL showed all the products and systems involved in this proposal.

Read more
9 June 2016

SIMOX is a simulator that can educate and trains an entire section of mortars and each of its members.

Read more
7 December 2015

EXPAL was chosen to become part of the SHEPHERD-MIL UAV RAPAZ project.

Read more
14 September 2015

EXPAL is exhibiting at this year's Defence and Security Equipment International (DESi) event, which will bring together the latest technological updates of the sector.

Read more
2 March 2015

The Special Operations Group (GEO), the Spanish Elite Police Unit, has trialled EXPAL's latest developments in demolition charges and initiation systems at its facilities in Guadalajara.

Read more
24 February 2015

EXPAL will be presenting its latest products and solutions at the International Defence Exhibiton & Conference (IDEX) 2015.

Read more
16 June 2014

EXPAL will show its offer of solutions in different areas as indirect fire support that include the ammunition, the information systems, the weapons on ground or integrated in vehicle and the forward observer systems, including UAVs.

Read more
21 March 2014

Expal will show its latest proposals in ammunition, systems and technological applications.

Read more
24 February 2014

EXPAL will exhibit its micro UAV, SHEPHERD, which features a system with multiple applications within the defence and security fields.

Read more
2 January 2014

The contract covers the delivery of 76mm / 62 caliber TP ammunition for the OTO MELARA cannon.

Read more
11 December 2013

The new S-402, as this initiation system is called, incorporates an innovative technology that significantly increases security during its use.

Read more
11 December 2013

ELDIG, the European Land Defence Industrial Group of the AeroSpace and Defence European Association (ASD), held at DSEi London its Fast Reaction Team (FRT) meeting with attendance from most important European companies in the land sector.

Read more
11 December 2013

Diehl Defence Land Systems and EXPAL have signed a cooperation framework agreement offering solutions in the field of vehicle maintenance for the international market, which intensifies their joint activities.

Read more
18 October 2013

The works will start in three months and includes the destruction of obsolete and outdated ammunition of the Cyprus National Guard.

Read more
25 September 2013

At DSEI 2013, which was held 10-13 September in London, EXPAL presented its latest products and services among its four main lines of activity.

Read more
17 July 2013

On 10 July 2013, government delegate Germán López Iglesias inaugurated EXPAL's new manufacturing facilities of electronic fuzes in 'El Gordo (Cáceres)'.

Read more
8 April 2013

During LAAD 2013, the 9th edition of the event, EXPAL will be pleased to show its latest weapon systems, ammunition and propellants and capabilities in areas such as platform maintenance and aeronautical systems maintenance.

Read more
26 September 2012

EXPAL has been awarded the tender for the implementation and management of a demilitarization line in Brazil.

Read more

Regional Offices

EXPAL Systems

Avda. del Partenón, 16

28042 Madrid


+34 91 722 01 00 +34 91 722 01 01 www.expalsystems.com

Go Top